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Charities urge Prime Minister to challenge China on religious freedom

Charities urge Prime Minister to challenge China on religious freedom Theresa May has been urged to challenge the Chinese president on religious freedom as she visits the country on a ...

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Church welcomes Bill on conscientious objection rights for medical professionals

Church welcomes Bill on conscientious objection rights for medical professionals The Catholic Church in Scotland has welcomed Baroness O’Loan’s Conscientious Objection (Medical Activites) Bill which seeks to ensure conscience rights for all ...

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Scottish Parliament motion notes ‘positive impact’ of Catholic schools in Scotland

Scottish Parliament motion notes ‘positive impact’ of Catholic schools in Scotland  It’s Catholic Education week and there is much to be positive about as we continue a year of great ...

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Conscientious Objection Bill to be debated in UK Parliament

Conscientious Objection Bill to be debated in UK Parliament This Friday Baroness O’Loan’s Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill will have its second reading in the House of Lords. The Bill ...

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Serious concerns as primates cloned for the first time

Serious concerns as primates cloned for the first time The Scottish Council on Human Bioethics (SCHB) has expressed concerns about the possibility of human cloning after a macaque monkey was ...

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Dutch euthanasia regulator quits over dementia killings

Dutch euthanasia regulator quits over dementia killings A Dutch euthanasia regulator has quit her post in protest at the killings of patients suffering with dementia, the Catholic Herald has reported. ...

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Consultation on proposed Education Bill, have your say

Consultation on proposed Education Bill, have your say There is still time to submit a response to the Scottish Government consultation: ‘Empowering Schools: a consultation on the provisions of the ...

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English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty

English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty Following their visit to Calais last year, Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Lead Bishop for Asylum and ...

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Archbishop disappointed at lack of MP support for Catholic schools motion

Archbishop disappointed at lack of MP support for Catholic schools motion Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow has expressed his “disappointment” at the lack of support for an Early Day Motion ...

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Loneliness and isolation targeted in new Scottish Government strategy

Loneliness and isolation targeted in new Scottish Government strategy The Scottish Government is developing a new strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation. The draft strategy is currently open for consultation ...

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